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Reviving the coal industry—One product at a time

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2017

Environmental concerns and decreased demand have contributed to the decline of coal as a fuel source. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing value-added products that may eventually revive the coal industry.

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GE may usher refrigerator revolution with magnetic technology

By April Gocha / March 19, 2014

GE Appliances has announced that it is focusing on advancing its technology for magnetic refrigeration–which replaces conventional compressors and refrigerants with magnetocaloric materials and magnets–and hopes to offer more energy efficient and environmentally friendly residential units within the next five years.

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